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St. Vincent and the Grenadines is today, January 23rd, commemorating the 225th Anniversary of the existence of the breadfruit – since it was first introduced the breadfruit was first introduced to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in 1793 by Captain William Bligh. In addressing the issue of food security, Agricultural Officer Michael Gloster, said as… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture and JCCCP Equipment

The Communications Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Industry and Labour received a much needed boost with the donation of Video Editing and Storage Equipment. The equipment valued at approximately 10-thousand EC dollars will be used to support the promotion of pilot project activities under the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership Project (JCCCP),… Continue Reading →


Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Caesar said he is optimistic that 2018 will be a fruitful year for his Ministry. Minister Caesar made the remarks at the signing of a Lease Agreement between the Government and the Calliaqua Fisherfolk Cooperative for the privatization of the Calliaqua Fisheries Centre. The Agreement was signed by… Continue Reading →

Forestry Focus to be celebrated during the month of September

The Forestry Services within the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry and Fisheries is celebrating Forestry Focus 2017 during the month of September this year. The celebrations will be held under the theme “Valuing our Nation’s Forest” and slogan the “There is more to our forest than what meets the eye – See, Explore and… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture gives Banana Insurance

The government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines through the Ministry of Agriculture is continuing to support local Banana Growers, by providing crop insurance for growers of bananas and plantains. The Ministry of Agriculture says Growers will be adequately insured and compensated for windstorm damage to their farms for the period 2016- 2017. For the… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries And Rural Transformation Hosts Three Workshop On Value Chain

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation will host three workshop this month. Ministry of Agriculture staff and other agencies will receive training on value chain analysis and upgrading in a workshop on Wednesday 25th. The bottled coconut water workshop will take place at the NIS conference room on Thursday May 26, at… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture Hosts Bird Flu Workshop

The Ministry of Agriculture is today hosting a workshop on Biosecurity for Poultry Farms for the Prevention of Avian Influenza commonly known as Bird Flu. Addressing this morning’s opening ceremony at the Methodist Church Hall, Chief Agricultural Officer, Ashley Cain said today’s workshop aims to sensitise farmers about the Avian Influenza and raise their awareness… Continue Reading →